Paddle Sizing: The Right (or Left!) Dragon Boat Paddle for You

Choosing the right dragon boat paddle can make or break your race. It directly affects the power and leverage on the water you can achieve as you go through each stage of your dragon boat stroke. Although varying dragon boat designs and weights, seating position, and technique and experience contribute to different paddle sizing demands,... Continue Reading →

Mastering the Body Stroke is Key To Dragon Boat Success

Uncompromised core body position is the key to PaddleCore’s core body stroke. If your body position is off at any time throughout your stroke, it can result in diminished power and negatively effect the team’s paddling rhythm. It can be tempting to keep pushing through each phase of your dragon boat stroke in an attempt... Continue Reading →

How To Prevent Common Dragon Boat Injuries

To get a head start on dragon boat specific injury prevention exercises, I engaged the help of Khanh Vy, a trusted dragon boat trainer, Certified Athletic Therapist, Registered Kinesiologist, Conditioning Specialist, and Personal Trainer. Here is what he had to say.

Top 3 Dragon Boat Myths Revealed

Compared to some other sports, dragon boating is still quite niche so information spreads pretty fast, whether it’s right or wrong. These three myths seem to permeate all levels of the dragon boat spectrum; age, ability, and experience.

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